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Jun 11, 2020
An RCMP cruiser on the UBC campus in 2014. Image: British Columbia Emergency Photography/Flickr

It's past time to take cops off campus

Jeff Shantz
Growing movements against police brutality raise concerns over the self-serving relationships between criminal justice agencies and post-secondary institutions.
Blog
Jun 9, 2020
Police at the June 6, 2020 Black Lives Matter protest in Toronto. Image: Mitchel Raphael

Reforms won't fix policing and anti-Black racism

Lesley Wood
New tools and policies will not resolve the problem that emerges from arming a small group of mostly white men in an unequal, racist society, and giving them the power to defend the status quo.
Book Review
Jun 4, 2020
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (BP Miller/Unsplash)

The Olympics aren't inevitable

Michael Nicholas
Jules Boykoff, a prolific critic of the Olympic games, convincingly demonstrates that zeroing in on anti-Olympics organizing can help us understand how local movements interact with global issues.

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